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Linda K Frisman PhD

TitleResearch Professor
InstitutionUConn School of Social Work
DepartmentSocial Work
AddressSocial Work Building
1798 Asylum Avenue
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    Linda Frisman, Ph.D., is a Research Professor in the School of Social Work, and serves as the Director of Research for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS). She is a behavioral health services researcher, focusing on areas of immediate concern to policy and practice. Her specialty is in the area of cost-effectiveness studies.

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    1. Hoagwood KE, Essock S, Morrissey J, Libby A, Donahue S, Druss B, Finnerty M, Frisman L, Narasimhan M, Stein BD, Wisdom J, Zerzan J. Use of Pooled State Administrative Data for Mental Health Services Research. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Jan; 43(1):67-78. PMID: 25578511.
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    2. Robertson AG, Swanson JW, Lin H, Easter MM, Frisman LK, Swartz MS. Influence of Criminal Justice Involvement and Psychiatric Diagnoses on Treatment Costs Among Adults With Serious Mental Illness. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Sep; 66(9):907-9. PMID: 25975893; PMCID: PMC4629823.
    3. Welsh WN, Lin HJ, Peters RH, Stahler GJ, Lehman WE, Stein LA, Monico L, Eggers M, Abdel-Salam S, Pierce JC, Hunt E, Gallagher C, Frisman LK. Effects of a strategy to improve offender assessment practices: Staff perceptions of implementation outcomes. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jul 1; 152:230-8. PMID: 25896737; PMCID: PMC4458146 [Available on 07/01/16].
    4. Pearson FS, Shafer MS, Dembo R, Del Mar Vega-Debién G, Pankow J, Duvall JL, Belenko S, Frisman LK, Visher CA, Pich M, Patterson Y. Efficacy of a process improvement intervention on delivery of HIV services to offenders: a multisite trial. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec; 104(12):2385-91. PMID: 25322311; PMCID: PMC4232133 [Available on 12/01/15].
    5. Friedmann PD, Wilson D, Knudsen HK, Ducharme LJ, Welsh WN, Frisman L, Knight K, Lin HJ, James A, Albizu-Garcia CE, Pankow J, Hall EA, Urbine TF, Abdel-Salam S, Duvall JL, Vocci FJ. Effect of an organizational linkage intervention on staff perceptions of medication-assisted treatment and referral intentions in community corrections. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2015 Mar; 50:50-8. PMID: 25456091; PMCID: PMC4304936 [Available on 03/01/16].
    6. Visher CA, Hiller M, Belenko S, Pankow J, Dembo R, Frisman LK, Pearson FS, Swan H, Wiley TR. The effect of a local change team intervention on staff attitudes towards HIV service delivery in correctional settings: a randomized trial. AIDS Educ Prev. 2014 Oct; 26(5):411-28. PMID: 25299806; PMCID: PMC4397895.
    7. Robertson AG, Lin HJ, Frisman LK, Petrila J, Swartz MS. Mental health and reoffending outcomes of jail diversion participants with a brief incarceration after arraignment. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Sep 1; 65(9):1113-9. PMID: 24828832.
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    8. Robertson AG, Swanson JW, Frisman LK, Lin H, Swartz MS. Patterns of justice involvement among adults with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: key risk factors. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Jul; 65(7):931-8. PMID: 24633645.
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    9. Swanson JW, Frisman LK, Robertson AG, Lin HJ, Trestman RL, Shelton DA, Parr K, Rodis E, Buchanan A, Swartz MS. Costs of criminal justice involvement among persons with serious mental illness in connecticut. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Jul 1; 64(7):630-7. PMID: 23494058.
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    10. Minieri AM, Staton-Tindall M, Leukefeld C, Clarke JG, Surratt HL, Frisman LK. Relationship power as a mediator of intimate partner violence and mental health issues among incarcerated, substance-using women. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2014 Mar; 58(3):303-19. PMID: 23358104.
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    11. Ulaszek WR, Lin HJ, Frisman LK, Sampl S, Godley SH, Steinberg-Gallucci KL, Kamon JL, O'Hagan-Lynch M. Development and Initial Validation of a Client-Rated MET-CBT Adherence Measure. Subst Abuse. 2012; 6:85-94. PMID: 22933842; PMCID: PMC3427034.
    12. Friedmann PD, Green TC, Taxman FS, Harrington M, Rhodes AG, Katz E, O'Connell D, Martin SS, Frisman LK, Litt M, Burdon W, Clarke JG, Fletcher BW. Collaborative behavioral management among parolees: drug use, crime and re-arrest in the Step'n Out randomized trial. Addiction. 2012 Jun; 107(6):1099-108. PMID: 22175445; PMCID: PMC3321077.
    13. Friedmann PD, Hoskinson R, Gordon M, Schwartz R, Kinlock T, Knight K, Flynn PM, Welsh WN, Stein LA, Sacks S, O'Connell DJ, Knudsen HK, Shafer MS, Hall E, Frisman LK. Medication-assisted treatment in criminal justice agencies affiliated with the criminal justice-drug abuse treatment studies (CJ-DATS): availability, barriers, and intentions. Subst Abus. 2012; 33(1):9-18. PMID: 22263709; PMCID: PMC3295578.
    14. Staton-Tindall M, Frisman L, Lin HJ, Leukefeld C, Oser C, Havens JR, Prendergast M, Surratt HL, Clarke J. Relationship influence and health risk behavior among re-entering women offenders. Womens Health Issues. 2011 May-Jun; 21(3):230-8. PMID: 21315617; PMCID: PMC3085849.
    15. Frisman LK, Mueser KT, Covell NH, Lin HJ, Crocker A, Drake RE, Essock SM. Use of integrated dual disorder treatment via assertive community treatment versus clinical case management for persons with co-occurring disorders and antisocial personality disorder. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2009 Nov; 197(11):822-8. PMID: 19996720.
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    16. Srihari VH, Breitborde NJ, Pollard J, Tek C, Hyman L, Frisman LK, McGlashan TH, Jacobs S, Woods SW. Public-academic partnerships: early intervention for psychotic disorders in a community mental health center. Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Nov; 60(11):1426-8. PMID: 19880454; PMCID: PMC4469899.
    17. Marra JV, McCarthy E, Lin HJ, Ford J, Rodis E, Frisman LK. Effects of social support and conflict on parenting among homeless mothers. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2009 Jul; 79(3):348-56. PMID: 19839672.
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    18. Frisman LK, Griffin-Fennell F. Suicide and incarcerated veterans--don't wait for the numbers. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2009; 37(1):92-4. PMID: 19297639.
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    19. Frisman L, Prendergast M, Lin HJ, Rodis E, Greenwell L. Applying classification and regression tree analysis to identify prisoners with high HIV risk behaviors. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2008 Dec; 40(4):447-58. PMID: 19283949; PMCID: PMC3759152.
    20. Knudsen HK, Leukefeld C, Havens JR, Duvall JL, Oser CB, Staton-Tindall M, Mooney J, Clarke JG, Frisman L, Surratt HL, Inciardi JA. Partner relationships and HIV risk behaviors among women offenders. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2008 Dec; 40(4):471-81. PMID: 19283951; PMCID: PMC2746431.
    21. Douglas AN, Jimenez S, Lin HJ, Frisman LK. Ethnic differences in the effects of spiritual well-being on long-term psychological and behavioral outcomes within a sample of homeless women. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2008 Oct; 14(4):344-52. PMID: 18954170.
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    22. Scoboria A, Ford J, Lin HJ, Frisman L. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of the structured interview for disorders of extreme stress. Assessment. 2008 Dec; 15(4):404-25. PMID: 18567699.
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    23. O'Connell M, Rosenheck R, Kasprow W, Frisman L. An examination of fulfilled housing preferences and quality of life among homeless persons with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2006 Jul; 33(3):354-65. PMID: 16752112.
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    24. Essock SM, Mueser KT, Drake RE, Covell NH, McHugo GJ, Frisman LK, Kontos NJ, Jackson CT, Townsend F, Swain K. Comparison of ACT and standard case management for delivering integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 Feb; 57(2):185-96. PMID: 16452695.
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    25. Covell NH, Frisman LK, Essock SM. Rates of refusal to participate in research studies among men and women. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Nov; 54(11):1541-4. PMID: 14600317.
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    26. Rosenheck R, Kasprow W, Frisman L, Liu-Mares W. Cost-effectiveness of supported housing for homeless persons with mental illness. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2003 Sep; 60(9):940-51. PMID: 12963676.
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    27. Essock SM, Frisman LK, Covell NH, Hargreaves WA. Cost-effectiveness of clozapine compared with conventional antipsychotic medication for patients in state hospitals. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2000 Oct; 57(10):987-94. PMID: 11015817.
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    28. Essock SM, Frisman LK, Kontos NJ. Cost-effectiveness of assertive community treatment teams. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1998 Apr; 68(2):179-90. PMID: 9589757.
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    29. Frisman LK, Rosenheck R. The relationship of public support payments to substance abuse among homeless veterans with mental illness. Psychiatr Serv. 1997 Jun; 48(6):792-5. PMID: 9175187.
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